Chennai Centre for China Studies

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Chennai Centre for China Studies
Formation4th April, 2008
HeadquartersChennai Centre for China Studies, Hacer Software Solutions Building, 3/2 Seetammal Extension, 1st Street, Teynampet, Chennai- 600018, Tamil Nadu, India
Region served
Professor V. Suryanarayan
Ambassador C.V. Ranganathan, M.R. Sivaraman
Secretary and Director
Commodore R Seshadri Vasan
M.K. Subramanian
Key people
Ambassador M. Ganapathi, Dr. Indira Ravindran, Mr. T. Ananthachari, Professor Ramu Manivannan, Dr. Alagu Perumal Ramasamy, L.V. Krishnan, Colonel R. Hariharan, Mr. Sunil Rallan[1]

The Chennai Centre for China Studies (C3S) is an Indian think tank that carries out research on developments in China and assigns priority to Indian policy interests.[1]


C3S was registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act (1975) in 2008 and is a non-profit organization.

Areas of research[edit]

  • Business and Economics
  • Defence and Security
  • Geopolitics and Strategy
  • Society and Politics
  • Science and Technology
  • Human Rights and Law
  • Culture and History
  • Environment and Health

Young Minds of C3S[edit]

The Young Minds of C3S is an initiative taken by C3S that is designed to encourage a younger generation of China-oriented scholars to contribute to the academic and technical conversation around the subject of China and Indo-China relations.[2]


  1. ^ "Important Links | Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses". Retrieved 2017-09-02.
  2. ^ "Young Minds of C3S". Retrieved 2017-09-01.